About About LI Best

Wajeeha Hassan, Jericho Senior HS, Spirit, Linocut print, acrylic paint, digital art, 2022.

Long Island’s Best: Young Artists at The Heckscher Museum is the only juried exhibition on Long Island that offers high school students the opportunity to show their work in a museum.

Each year, students in grades 9 through 12 are invited to create a work of art inspired by artwork shown in the Museum during the school year and submit to this prestigious juried exhibition. Hundreds of works of art are submitted from schools across Nassau and Suffolk counties and approximately 80 are chosen for display in the exhibition.


We are happy to announce that teachers DO NOT NEED TO DELIVER ALL ARTWORK entries in person for 2023! Jurying will be done from digital images.

Looking to participate? The School Registration Deadline is December 2, 2022!

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Photo: Hannah Briggs (Oyster Bay HS, Art Teacher: Maria Randazzo) with her artwork Merveille, Acrylic on window, on view in Long Island’s Best 2022.

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